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Australia sends $2 million in aid to Lebanon after Beirut blast

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Foreign Minister Marise Payne said the Australian government was "shocked and saddened" by the massive blast in Beirut. »more

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Lebanon blast alarms NSW residents living near ammonium nitrate stockpiles

A deadly explosion in Lebanon has reignited concerns about the stockpiling of ammonium nitrate near residential areas in Australia.
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Adam Scott prepared for the PGA Championship washing golf carts at Caloundra

The PGA Championship - golf's first major of the COVID-affected year - begins on Thursday in San Francisco. The Australian thinks his work-life balance strategy will pay off.
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Day takes early lead at PGA Championship

Australia's Jason Day has got his pursuit of a second major off to a flying start, taking a one-shot lead after round one of the PGA Championship in California.
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From the Archives, 1945: Hiroshima a pile of ashes and rubble

75 years ago, an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city, wreaking unimaginable devastation. The Herald's war correspondent reported from Guam.
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Below-strength Man United move into Europa League last eight
Former Europa League winners Manchester United booked a quarter-final spot in the tournament after their second-string side laboured to a 2-1 home win over LASK Linz to seal a 7-1 aggregate rout of the Austrian side.
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Brett Ratten lauds Saints' maturity, Geary fit for crunch Cats clash
The second-placed Saints will play the fifth-placed Cats in a match that will pit one of the most exciting attacking sides against one of the most disciplined defences. 
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Shan, Abbas put Pakistan on top against England
Seamer Mohammad Abbas caused mayhem at the top of the England order while Shan Masood scored a third ton in three digs as Pakistan moved ahead at Old Trafford.
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Newcastle becomes COVID-19 hotspot
A COVID-19 positive man who visited several Newcastle pubs and the Jets' A-League match last weekend has put the NSW city on high alert.
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